A realization had over dinner, looking up "cream cheese" and "fromage frais" on our new iPhones: the iPhone is the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. At least while attached to Wikipedia.
That's got to be work an app -- something with "Don't Panic" in large friendly letters on the front. I'm not sure this counts. You're welcome, App Store programmers.
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I think that Randall Munroe made precisely that point about the Kindle, which works a little better if you are broke or don't have a fixed (billing) address.
I liken it more to Penny's book in Inspector Gadget, but that may be because I was exposed to IG before HHGTTG.
Yup - it "contains much that is apocryphal and inaccurate - but where it is inaccurate, it is at least definitively inaccurate".
How is it possible that no one has programmed this yet?!!